Clark B. Fuller, MD
Clark B. Fuller, MD joined Cedars-Sinai's outstanding team of surgeon specialists with significant academic and professional skills. A knowledgeable educator, Dr. Fuller also continuously shares his expertise with surgical residents at the USC School of Medicine on a variety of topics, including critical care, radiograph interpretation and thoracic oncology.
Dr. Fuller's medical background includes active involvement in a significant number of lung-related research studies. Major areas of research interest are video-assisted surgery techniques, lung transplantation, screening for lung cancer and adjuvant therapy for early stage lung cancer. Dr. Fuller participates as a key investigator with the Southwestern Oncology Group, Norris Center, USC; the Los Angeles Oncologic Institute; and the San Gabriel Valley Clinical Oncology Research Program. Since 1999 he has been a medical consultant for the Jet Propulsion Laboratory's Early Detection of Lung Cancer Project.
Dr. Fuller is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery. In addition to publishing numerous articles and book chapters, Dr. Fuller is frequently invited to present his findings at medical meetings and conferences.
After earning a bachelor's degree in zoology at the University of Wyoming in 1982, Dr. Fuller earned his medical degree in 1987 from Creighton University in Omaha. He finished surgical residencies at the University of Texas' M. D. Anderson Cancer Center in 1992 and the University of Southern California (USC) in 1997. During this period, he also completed fellowships in thoracic surgery (1993) and esophageal studies (1995) at USC.